The cellular tech will be in the spotlight at the IBC technology show in Amsterdam that gets underway tomorrow. Vendors say the 5G buzz is finally justified, as broadcasters are starting to use it regularly for live production applications.
Executives from Fox Television Stations, Vice Media and Fox Sports distinguished temporary pandemic-driven production changes from those likelier to settle in for good in a panel at TVNewsCheck’s Television Production in a Changed World virtual conference last week.
New remote production techniques, distributed workflows and onsite safety protocols have dramatically reshaped sports production. As COVID-19 continues to be a threat, sports producers can expect less travel, trucks staying in place and a slowdown of UHD production until the crisis abates.